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MELBOURNE SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 January 1842
A IiI iVALA3 Der 3 t-.Sarah, hnrque, Edmond, ftom London v , iRio de Janeiro, With merchan. dise iml,= sa Jnt . Sir John Fraiilu lin; schone Jeon?lcnii ron Launceston. 2=- Sraliel!,bri Bieill master, from Newenstle s ilicoals. --'mina, b ig," Sproule, fromA delaide, bmsiuid to Sydnei? a I-olina, barquc, Brown, from London, wilth mnerchandise . iVs ,ter Witelib schooner, Talbet, from Adelide , icr.iAnrn U01 Jan 4SQu , bi u, ro in forSd ney.' " C?roline, bri . ,oodino for ;llobart S-Deva, ,brig, Sproai, for Loridondon ith a cargo of wool (shippiedae'Geloing). : -'Alexandrilia, brig, Thom)inpson for Loo, ?willi "?ar o of wool
Poetry. MY NATIVE LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 January 1842
AMIYNATIVE LAND. ItY It. PARhEER. The moonlight of at milder clime I' rnutnd'me poured o'er acenes stbblime; lintl I would fly from all earth's light Andjgrandenr, to behold tno.night My native land I Tn-mnrrsw'n nun tiay beautenms rise In Anittralsin's stmiimer Akin'; Hittiitoire thant heautiful'to me W''ovld winter'a.wildent morntitg be In that dear land I Th green waoods wave which ne'er are sere In this December summer here; Int I would turn from Edetln'8s bloomn, To hail, In witier's ivaste tiislglonm lly native land I It niaty be here that Briton's find $eercis brighter liian they leave behitid; fut oh I the countercltarmn for home Is ftutd hot yet where'er I roam O'er sea or land I
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 January 1842
r.EIVTOVAL. D R. S?.4W hgs to ntify -ii: Removal to. the clottage adjoining Mr. Strachan';- c Store, rrnn'tig th,, iiny : nalso, that the Hospital whithi hi has beten erecting during the. last mot?uth will bh ready ii ai fortnight fr .th receptio nlf. Patients; - it. s situ.tied within half it mile of the tow.ti, oi h thd riad leadintg to Fyas' :Fordi closo Lt .11r Mack'A paddock. ltay-Visw Cottages - North: Corio.. ZDUCATION .: ST. E ART ,heai to ,intimalt, Sthat thN Schuoolu w illhl re-opened this morning, iat ihie iSui I h our. The seminary is now supplied villi ,itpPrior modern maps. - ion. iS circumstances admnit, Globes &c. twill be added in oriler to make it writliyoat tlie-support of the iuhabitants't f, er long: Class Romi Jan: 10, 184-. Mr. S. will deliver;a Lecltite. on EnuceroN, on the evening of Mondsy thie 18tIh inst. * T'enders WaInteld; 'OIl 1the election of Two I'lllCIE COT rAGli;. Plans, &^., umay be seen lit Mr. Madk's; sowTs GErLONro; . Sale by -A...
MIDDLE DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 January 1842
MIDDLE DISTRICT., Ttis Lo %N Cosirpi Y Sael tr,..- wVe understand that as late as the_ 8Sth.of August; (the Scrip was 'niot available in the London market, ahd even Bills of Exchange drawn by Mr Wright on the British and Colonial Bank were by our la t advises dishnnored.` It is to be hoped that the parties who will suffer by these traousctions, will adopt such measures as- 'ill prevent "others from falling intothe soame dilemma as they have.-Australiun: SFW SOTUT WarLEs BIt, t - rat of ., letter from London::--L The New Sooth Wales Bill will be p~ssed early in the sessio?, so as to reach belore July. The I Tories Wi t,L pa?ss it. indeed I tr'i.t mnnP to th.ni than to? the Wlhigs. The bill wa. prepared undrr a Tory government, uh(lI hlitb hibei" lying i thde colonial office these teni yrars. Judge, then,: what a huuibai is your Patrifotic Assouc;tioo, and Buller, their agent, with - hii salary too ! it was entirely owing to this mant that the hill did ,tot ti' i Iridt pi'Hii macist: ...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 January 1842
NEW ZEALAND. S From ithe Sydney tIeorald. =Auckland papers to ihe 25th ultimo came to hand yesterday (DecLimber 23) The settlement of Aucklaii"d aupeared to be progressing iut aslo Ily; no immi grafints having arriv,.d direct trom Eng land. Governor Robson was on a visit to Coro?iandel Harbour. Captain Sym. nd i was drowned by the upsetting ol a boat ; the-unfortunateigentleman.was much respectedat Auckland, where he was. police magistrate; he, was, we believe, son to Sir W. Symonds, the Survcyor of the Navy. -A Mrs. Robertson residing at the Bay of Islands, Was brutally murdered, isand a "native apprenended. on sdspicion was forwarded to Auckland for trial. Up, i this the nitivea assenibled inogreat numbers to. demand their countryman, in order that .they, might ahoot him themselves, a request which could not be complied with, and the inhabitants 'i ere in a state of greiit alarm, when liuckily a F'reTnch iloop' of war 'arrived, the capthiin of which said he would re main for their...
MISCELLANEA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 January 1842
M11S(ELLANIA. Lord Ingestre gave notice in parlia; ment that he would mov? for an address to the Queen praying that her iMajesty would vorder a new maritime survey to be made of. threcoast and harbours of New Zealand. SAmerican CotLton Croji's. - The cot ton year, :as'it is= called, 'of the United Statesjust ended, gives the enormous crop of ~2,200,000 bales. T''he entire exports from the' Uunited- States to foreign' parts, according to thu official returns from Octoberl', 1839, to' Oc-o. her I,'1S40, so far as published, were I, SG4.219- bales. 'Same time in' the previous' year, the exports `were only 1,071,424 bidles, 'The increase is there foro enormous. There are now 2270 miles of railroads completed, or nearly completed in.the United States, besides 2346 ' miles of railroads in progres of construiction, makinig 'a total (when finished) ofl61t; miles. ' oThe world good on fithe whole.--You ask if I would agree to live my seven. ty, or rather my, seventy-three, years over again ?...
INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 January 1842
INDIA. Itcdus.-'T) uullowing account ias beerireceived ofa fearful an.d ,lestruc tivr rise of the wvater of i'iti ildus. 'There can be little dcubt that it isto this d'climity, that the entire loss of four Seikhregimienti s to be attititi tedl. A report was prevalent six month is ago that the course of the liidus in the mnountains s?ove ?itock Ihad beeW iln terruppi~td b the flilling into its bed of ani enormojas mass of mountains. To this report little credit was attachled at (he tiie, altlidtdgh it was obserived that the volume'of the waterdown the Indus at A ftiock; had become sensibly less, and, was diminishing daily. At length we'have had a fearful corroboration of the 'ourse of the. river having liee interrupted ii the devastation it liari caused, vhen again with audden awful violence it ojened o road 'for itelf: All thecountry. from Chach; u;ii to Puhb h, .itbi in tn. miles of tleAhaar has been overflowed. So:mie seventy .Villages 'tagether with the Townsof Shardin, Khiraliac...
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 January 1842
- ChI INA. Thrbugh the miedlum of the Soutith "Austrirlion `apers ' iisre in possession of intelligence reltitive to' the move ments in Chinae suhequent to the arrival of Sir Henry Pottiuger iand Admiral Parker,' -.t Alter giving a public notification of his' determination to use vigorous means for, bringing the :warato a ,coniclusion, Sir Henry sailed? with, la.rgesquadron to thu northward on tliheist.of August. Icaving Ca ptai ? Nir in charge of, a portiun of the fleet at Canton. `On- thie 30th ilugust, the sisquadroni reached Amoy, iand liostilities were imnn mediately: commencedd' The Chidiese had hitherto, believed:=this port- to 'be impregnable ;.but thle -British destroyed the forts ,in the'space of four. hours ! o Iess tlhian'800 guns were destroyed.at this piace, u?nd immene nimagiz es of munitions of war were removeddor ie istroyed. d Afterwards the squadron proceeded again to ;the northwarl* hut no further particulars have been obtained. After the? departure of the squadr...
SLY-GROG-SELLING. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 January 1842
SLY-GROG=ELLING. Weinsertthe`ollowin, letter as the strongest evidence of the existence of thepracticetiwhich;it seeks to disprove. It i ' evidently'written 'by corne" inter= estetd pa'rty~s1;:.t: S0.TOTE EDITOR OFS' TUE GEELONG.. . ADVEEtTIER.ft. Qit, Perusing ,your interesting little 1ia;er o1 the 3rd itnstanrt 1 observed n parrgiaph unner the heady of`sly grog. sillifG^ stating .'it tli? inisc 'a ed to? fearful extent. .Now,'sir, L bheing a resident for ihree y"ears, and acquainted with ;every house-and I may.say every inhabitanut of the town, 1 beg to coutra-, lict, as far as my observation will allow,. anything of the sort taking place. It is true, we are it merry comnmunity, and being Christmas time pei?liaps a little more so thani usual .;. but. thatis .no proof of grog sellng: - except by the. publicans You state that tlhey ccom plain iihere is' n falling off in their business does not every'bodl?ly? coim plain: of the;same thing,.anidwhy should they expect a ibetter sharp o...
PORT PHILLIP RUNAWAYS AT SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 January 1842
POiRT PHILI.P. I UNAWAYS AT ' SOUTHI AUSTRALIA. SFron 'thi Ex mnier:" Peer Huighes, T'lhomas Green, Williii Broughton; Robert Pedsley, Micliael Dwyer, ý.T.: Thompson,' Thomas; lrown alias Topham, John Carter, and Charles Morgan, were. brought, before Mr , Wig. e-c and.. Mgajor. O'Flalloran5 charged-on suspicioi of horse.steaIing;' ind beiwig -unawaya convics fr??o ithneighbtiour. ink rolordies .. William Broughton` was proved to be free,? andi. disrhrged, his -testimony being taken against the other prisoners; Morgan.;and Carter were.. charged with horse-.tealing. These tnen have beau remaiided frim' time to time for the last eleven weEl~, upon the evi deice take.- lielorN" Major O'Hlalloruti. They hud each made a statement con cerping: thoa horsesfround upon them, contradictling, one another.., Mr Poelden said, that on the part of CarterI h'e had subriaenaecl Mr Duncan Maclcadteny who is riot present lie could prove prisoner to be a respectable man, and .in a fit' situation to,purc...
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 10 January 1842
MELBOURNE &nbsp; Government offices - On Friday last these offices were transferred from Collins-lane to the residence lately occupied by Mr Baxter, at Batman's Hill.-Herald NEW STORE. - Mr Dobson, of the Albion Inn, Great Bourke-street, intends &nbsp; erecting a splendid store on his allot ment near the 'Wharf, the stone for which he is now shipping from the Salt &nbsp; &nbsp; water River, and which he will co. tinue to do for six months, previously to commencing operations. &nbsp; &nbsp; SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. - North ERN MEETING MURRUNDINDY COURSE. -This meetinig came off on the 24th December, and opened the racing sea son in a most creditable manner. Great merit is due to Mr. 'Snodgrass. the spirited proprietor of Murrundindy Hall,who made every possible exertion &nbsp; to afford to his frieids and the visiting public a good display of sport. This gentleman may indeed be termed the Lord George Bentinck of Australia, his lib...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 17 January 1842
The An.ustralasian Record, and Emigration Journal. New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, Western Australia, Port L'hillip, South Australia, New Zealand, Cape of Good Hope, &c. Published every alternate Saturday THE want of an organ to bring the advantages of Emigration to these colonies before the labouring classes of this country has been seriously felt. New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land have attained a degree of pros perity hitherto unequalled. T'he younger settlements have created an extraordi nary demand for labourers. The future progress of all these colonies is now dependent on the amount and character of the emigration directed to their shores, and they are now in a condition to receive and employ fifty thousand families annually. Upon these facts it has been deter mined that the paper hitherto known as the " SouTI AUSTItALIAN R~ECOtn," and established in .1837, should, under the above title, extend its advocacy of Emigration to all the Australasian Colonies, withou...
CONSTANTINOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 17 January 1842
CONSTANTINOPLE. Oiie of theýTurkish transports, loa ded wvith troops for the coast of Syria, has put -back to the Dardanelles under curious circumstances. It appears that the trbops, being unaccustomed to the sea, became alarmed as soon as rough weather came on, and insisted upon the pilot's putting back. On his refusal, they drew their swords and killed him. About a dozen persons took to the boat to get away from such company the boat capsised, and they were all drowned. The ship was then run into the Dardanelles, where, by last accounts she was still lying. These troops were redif (militia). The Egyp tian frigate, which lately arrived here full of prisoners was, on the passage from Syria, the scene of dreadful dis tress. She had 1400 Egyptians on board, besides a Turkish crew, and the captain hit upon a must inhuman man ner of getting money. He sold the water !-snch of the unhpapy wretches as had no money to buy it were left to die of thirst.! ! Out of the niumber upwards of 400 t...
MELBOURNE SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 17 January 1842
MELBOURNE SHIPPING. AARRIttVALS. January S-Prince George, revenue cut ter, Moore, from Sydney.. 9-Corsair, steamer, Bell, from Latin. ceStoth. 9-Scout, brig, Gwatkin, from Hobart 'Town. O-Fairlie, ship, Garrett, from Sydney. S9- Flying Squirrel, schooner,, Clinch, from Hobart Town. 9-Maguasha, brig, Taylor, from Hobart '1 own: 9-Agenoria, schooner, Leslie, froin ilo bart Town. -. 13 - Sea-Horse, steamer, Tallan, from Sydney. 13-Fostitude, cutter, Stephenson, from Hoburt Towvn. 14.-Sanmu.I Boddington, from Cork, with initnigrants. Ci.AIt. OUT. January S-Sir John Franklin, schooner, Jenkins, for L~unceaston. 8-Ell. n and Elizabeth, schr., Roberts, for Portland Bay. I -- Lowestoft, schooner, Irvine, for Launceston. 11i- William Mitchell, barque, Harvey, for Sydney. I _i-larquis of Bute, Lamont, for Batavia 12-Agostina, barque, Perry, for Laun ceston. 12-Fairlie, basque, Garrett, for Calcutta. 13-Will Watch,-schootier,' Hading, for Launceston. 1?--Corsair, steamer, Bell; for Launces. to...
THE ABSENT MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 17 January 1842
T?lE ABSENT MAN.o Old Thornton, when from home, would put on his clean shirts one after another, omitting the customary process of first taking off thei soiled ones. As he walked about whilst he shaved him self, it will not surprise the reader to hear that he tfrequently went forth half margin and half lather.. He gener ally in dressing put both his stockings on one leg, and then wondered where the deuce the other stocking could be. Mrs Thornton was taking a three day's trip to the land of frogs, and T., who remained at Dover, went to the post office to enquire if there were any letters, when this colloquy occurred T.-" Any letters for me, Sir?" Office keeper-" What name, Sir ?" T.-"Dear me, in the multiplicity of my affairs, I cannot recollect; I'll call again." i'assing down the street, ticher met him, and saluted him with a "I-How d'ye do, Mr. Thornton ?" '['Thank ye, Sir," replied the man ager, " that's the very thing I wanted." He went back and claimed his letters'.
VESSELS EXPECTED. FROM LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 17 January 1842
VESSELS EXPECTED. FROSt LOt?Uoi. tintmries Emnnciplation, August 31 Enlianutress, to sail June 5 Jiuno, steiutner, 700, SpenOii, spoiken near the Cape Joan Gralhnn, Siepteumber 20. Lotrd Snin)arez, barque, vin Lauucestuoi,'August 19 latdy Margai et Liti1ý, Si.iteiber 5. Lily Kuinuvay, ship. 750, ss'itht emiigrants, June.8 |iarioarut, vi ,Liuiiuceston, toi Sll lIth Jiuly. Orient, 2nd August Richailrd Miunt, harque, 250, Lu?gridge, July 13 ltesOUiiCe, 80ti1 July Sulta,.h nrlue, ,00, Robinsoni, August 25 Suasii, Silt July lThoiiis Yates, Slh Jliv .VWidgeon, to sail August 17. Yui lk, 5th August FROM LIVERI'OOL. Sisters, withi emigriants . RM P03 LYMiOUiTHi. Alfred, 27thli Sepitember ftllualaya, 27th Septembler 51(i)1 ORI~IiNOL0.. King ilienry, Drysdule.spoikei at sea. Sarahii litsford, I litii August 'Trin uinlh , hiid sailed . lWelcnlie,*450 tons, to sail 21th August. FRiOi LEIii. William Nicol. A Vessel Foudered off the Cape. From the St. Helena Shipping List of September 26th we ext...
A PEEP AT THE NORTH POLE. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 17 January 1842
A PEEP AT THE NOUTXH POLE. A St. Petersbnrgh periodical, Le S.cientifigue et Literature, publishes a very extraordinary narrative, of an e:?pedition to the Arctic' regions, on. der the commrnand.of M. Nidjoei Niti goiwosnesent. ilf the narrative be not exaggerated, that traaveller would appear to have reached 'withtin a few wersts of the pole.. The occurrences he reports are of so marvellous a nature, thatowe.certainly cannot vouch for their veracity-; but they are too curious not to be laid down before our readers, and we shall add that N. Nitigoiwosnesenk's memoire has been submitted. by that traveller to the, academies of Moscow and St. Pe tersburgh. It is dillicult to Lelieve that anybody would have ventured to call the intention of two such respec table bodies to ficts not offering every guaraiitee of truth, and ain additional proof that fictiun las. nothing to do with this wonderful narrative is, that A. Nirljnei and his companions, ?hav ing arrived at Sr. Petersburgh on the I...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 17 January 1842
TO CORRKSPONDENTS. The renewed comptulait touching the borrowing and lending of assigned men will we hope he settled without resort ing to public strilfe, the affair not being strictly of public importance. The law ou the subject is sauffliciently clear, and in such a matter may 'be taken either as a warning of a guide. The communication on sly grog selling has been put aside until too late for this publication. MONDA Y, JANUARY 17, 1842.
ALGIERS—EXTRAORDINARY COMBAT. [Newspaper Article] — Geelong Advertiser — 17 January 1842
*A~Ci1ERS-EXTRAORIDNAflY COMBAT. Tiie:followving detaiI5.redative to the late affair of -Djigelly, are givenwin a !utter from that place "h iueatClnlcma dent, who had long served in the Zonaves, and was accustomed to the war of surprise and ambuscade, had the ga'e- opened quietly when the Arabs were attacking, and 120 men, vwho were ably led on by their ofmicers, drove the Arabs on all sides towards the sea. Here, posted behind the rocks which crown the heights of the town, they might have beenjinvincible, but they were struck with, terror by the promptitudo of the attact. A few of the most courageous mi~ade., an attempt to force our line, but they were unab!e to resist the ardour of our soldiers, and most of them jumped into the sea. Our men (ollowed themin, and as the muskets were no longer available, they were thrown down, and. the combat began arm to arm. ''The Yataghans of the Arabs being of an inferior qualihty scarcely cut through -the greatcoats of our soldiers, whilst- our ...